Domus Academy

Why choose Domus Academy? Click here to know more…

You’re a talented professional in the world of design, and you want to take your career to the next level with a master’s degree. Here are nine reasons why Domus Academy is the right school for you.

Earn a globally recognized degree.
Upon graduation, you’ll receive a degree recognized around Europe and the world – an Academic Master Degree accredited by the Italian Ministry of Education, Universities, and Research (MIUR). You’ll also earn a second valuable qualification: the Domus Academy Master Diploma.

Study at an institution ranked highly by prestigious magazines and opinion leaders.
In their 2012–2013 Masterclass series, FramePublishers named Domus Academy among the world’s top 30 graduate programs in design, architecture, and fashion.
In 2012, Domus Magazine listed Domus Academy as one of the top 100 European schools of architecture and design.
Bloomberg Businessweek named Domus Academy among the top design schools in the world (2006, 2008, and 2009).

Learn from industry-leading faculty and professionals.
Our faculty boasts some of the most intriguing personalities in the world of fashion and design: two examples, the designer and architect Patricia Urquiola and the fashion photographer and blogger Scott Schuman (The Sartorialist).
Many other industry experts bring the pulse of the design world into the classroom, including Gaia Trussardi, Massimo Banzi (Arduino), Ennio Capasa (Costume National), industrial designer Ross Lovegrove, Jan Christoph Zoels (Experientia), Sara Maino (Vogue), Antonio Mancinelli (Marie Claire), and Martino Scabbia Guerrini (VF International).

Domus Academy Metaphysical Club – meet the the most important names of the international design, art and architectural scene
13 of the most important names of the international design, art and architectural scene, adopting an innovative and exclusive multidisciplinary approach, will draw up guidelines to train the best design professionals for the future.

Gain hands-on experience with real projects.
Fully 90 percent of the Domus Academy curriculum is delivered through intensive hands-on projects – the best way to gain practical experience in your field and accelerate your career.
You’ll work on actual design projects with top Italian and international companies such as Maserati, Motorola, Swarovski, Versace, Bayer, P&G, Adidas, Fiat, Tommy Hilfiger, BMW Design, De Beers, Trussardi, and more

Intern with a leading design company.
All Domus Academy master’s programs feature the opportunity to intern at a prestigious design company, where you can gain valuable tools and connections. Non-EU students are eligible to participate in the internships and can extend their permit of stay to work in Italy for up to one year after degree completion.

Develop a global perspective on design.
Our student body is composed of 96 percent international students representing over 47 different nationalities and cultures.
You’ll collaborate with fellow designers from all over the world and learn to see design from a global perspective informed by multicultural approaches to your craft.

Follow in the footsteps of successful alumni.
Renowned Domus Academy alumni include Vogue editor-at-large Anna della Russo, furniture designer Philippe Bestenheider, world-famous interior and product designer Christophe Pillet, and many other graduates who have used Domus Academy as a springboard to a brilliant career.
Our more than 3000 alumni are working at leading international design companies such as Nokia, Whirlpool, Frog Design, LG Electronics, Gucci, Microsoft, Unilever, Samsung, Giorgio Armani, Max Mara, Ford Motor Company, and IDEO – to name a few.

Work in our state-of-the-art facilities.
Our design laboratories provide the tools you need to create great work: equipment for computer graphics, video editing, 2D and 3D modelling, sound design, printmaking, painting, and light design, tailoring, and model-making.

Study in the world capital of design.
What could be more stimulating to your creativity and your career than studying in Milan, the world capital of design?
You’ll be immersed in the industry, with the chance to participate in numerous international design events.
Domus Academy is an academic, cultural, and professional center where Milan meets the world.

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Media Design School New Zealand

Why Media Design School?
1. We’re rated #1 by creative industry employers

The Colmar Brunton 2014 Employer Claims Survey showed that New Zealand employers rate Media Design School as the top tertiary institute for supplying graduates with the technical skills necessary to be a valuable employee; the skill most valued by employers in the creative sector who are considering hiring new graduates.

We also ranked highly in providing graduates that are better prepared to make valuable contributions in the workplace and rated the highest out of all of the other institutes included in the survey on offering real-world project experience to our students.

2. Our graduates take on the world

Whether it’s Graphic Design graduate Marian DeSouza, who works as the Creative Marketing Designer at Drom Fragrances International’s NY Studio, Ad School alum Andy Wyeth, the Lead Creative Interactive at Parasol Island in Düsseldorf, Germany; or former Art and Design student Matthew Monroe, the Assistant Technical Director at Weta Digital, our graduates go on to secure some of the most exciting jobs in the creative industries. Find out more about where our graduates end up.

3. We simulate the realities of the workplace

Media Design School’s teaching style has been created to simulate the real world industry as closely as possible. From their very first day at Media Design School, our students will be studying in a studio-like environment using state of the art, industry aligned software and technology. Through project-based learning and live briefs, our students take risks and push boundaries in the fields of new and emerging digital technologies.

4. We have boutique class sizes

Study at Media Design School and you’ll never just be a number. Our small class sizes and selective intakes mean that our classes are filled with some of New Zealand’s most dedicated and creative students. Find out more about our learning environment here.

5. We produce award-winning work

Our faculty and students have cemented Media Design School’s reputation as New Zealand’s most awarded tertiary institute for digital and creative technology qualifications by creating work that is consistently regarded among the very best in the world.

6. Our faculty is internationally renowned

Our award-winning programme leaders, lecturers and tutors come from diverse array of digital disciplines and bring their real-world industry experience to Media Design School. Find out more about our incredible faculty here.

7. We’re well connected

Media Design School is also part of Laureate International Universities, the world’s largest private university group. With over 80 universities in 28 countries, this international connection ensures that Media Design School is able to access faculty and resources across prestigious design universities globally. Read more about Laureate.


(4 years)
•Bachelor of Architecture (5 yrs)
•Bachelor of Arts in Architecture
•Bachelor of Science in Construction Management
•Bachelor in Interior Design // DA
•Bachelor in Product Design // DA
•Bachelor of Science in Digital Media Arts // MDS
•Bachelor of Arts in Animation // MDS
•Bachelor of Game Art // MDS
•Bachelor of Game Programming // MDS

•Master of Architecture I (2 yrs)
•Master of Architecture II (3 yrs)
•Master of Science in Architecture (1 yr)
•Master of Construction Management (Online